9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

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9 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + subway:  8​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Syracuse


2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 3rd (Thu), try your luck at Casino at the Venetian and then stop by Barneys New York. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip maker .

Syracuse to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Syracuse to Las Vegas. Traveling from Syracuse in January, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 59°F and 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 44°F to lows of 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Pima Point ©
Pima Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Washington Square, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and subway from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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